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Posts Tagged: Holocaust Memorial Day

September 30, 2016 10:04 am
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UK Labour Party Supporter Says Holocaust Memorial Day Not Just About Jewish Genocide

JNS.org - The British Labour Party is under pressure to suspend Jackie Walker, a well-known supporter, for suggesting that Holocaust Memorial Day is not inclusive enough,...

May 9, 2016 7:47 pm
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Victim of Mengele Experiments to IDF Deputy Chief: Israel Nothing Like 1930s Germany; Jewish Doctors Treat Everybody Humanely, Even Arab Terrorists

A 94-year-old Israeli Holocaust survivor sent a harsh letter to the IDF deputy chief of staff contesting the controversial speech he delivered on Wednesday evening...

May 5, 2016 12:35 pm
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Obama, Kerry Issue Yom HaShoah Remarks to Commemorate Holocaust

JNS.org - US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry issued statements for Israel’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Yom HaShoah, which began on the eve...

December 31, 2015 6:48 pm
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Queen Elizabeth to Recognize Holocaust Survivors in Traditional Year-End Honors

The Queen of England will recognize the contributions of 10 Holocaust survivors in her annual "New Year's Honors List" the UK's Jewish News reported on Wednesday. Zigi Shipper,...

April 17, 2015 10:17 am
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Never Again Should Include Endangered Yazidis

In April, the renewal and rejuvenation of Spring join with faith and remembrance. Faith and hope are embodied in the celebrations of Passover and Easter;...

March 30, 2015 9:03 am
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Hackers Threaten Israel With ‘Electronic Holocaust’ on April 7

JNS.org - Hacker groups on Sunday posted a threat that they would launch a cyberattack against Israel on April 7. The groups that posted...

January 28, 2015 3:19 pm
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British Chief Rabbi Peppered With Questions About Israel’s Responsibility for Antisemitism in Holocaust Memorial Day Interview

British broadcaster Sky News featured an interview with the UK's Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, immediately courting controversy when the presenter...

January 27, 2015 10:17 pm
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Prince Charles Says Holocaust is Warning and Lesson for All Faiths (VIDEO)

Britain's Prince Charles, in a speech on Tuesday at a London memorial service, described the Holocaust as a lesson to all faiths and a means to...

December 15, 2014 2:38 pm
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‘Nothing Has Changed’ at Irish Holocaust Educational Trust Declares Fired MC, as Organization Backtracks on Israel Ban

The Master of Ceremonies who was fired from hosting Ireland's forthcoming Holocaust Memorial Day on January 25 after being told he couldn't refer to Israel...

December 12, 2014 1:37 pm
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Fury as Mention of Israel is Banned from Forthcoming Holocaust Memorial Day in Ireland

A furore has broken out in Ireland after organizers of the forthcoming Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27 decided to ban any mention of Israel...

April 27, 2014 9:59 am
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Abbas Denounces Holocaust, Draws Parallel to Palestinian ‘Oppression’

WAFA - In response to a question on the occasion of Holocaust Day, raised in conversation with Rabbi Marc Schneier, President Mahmoud Abbas said that:...

April 23, 2014 9:38 am
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Report: 50,000 Israeli Holocaust Survivors Live in Poverty

Ynet - Fifty thousand of the country's 193,000 Holocaust survivors live beneath the poverty line while one-fifth have had to cut back on food and...

April 14, 2014 7:02 pm
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BBC Report: French Jews Are ‘Afraid to be Jewish’ (VIDEO)

An increasing number of French Jews are moving to Israel because they are "afraid to be Jewish" in France, BBC News reported. "It's not just the...

January 27, 2014 4:44 pm
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UK PM Cameron Names Holocaust Commission to Include Chief Rabbi Mirvis, Helena Bonham Carter

UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday, Holocaust Memorial Day, announced the formation of a Holocaust Commission which will seek ways to educate future generations...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

Israel

Israel Defense Exports Reach $2.6 Billion, New Data Reveals

Israel’s military exports increased last year by 14%, according to data released Wednesday by the head of the relevant Defense Ministry’s division, the Hebrew news site Walla reported. According to the...

Middle East

Jordan’s King Abdullah: Mideast Peace Not Possible Without Establishm...

Jordan's King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state...

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